One Hour @ UBC is a free online lecture series conceived especially for these unusual and uncertain times.
One Hour @ UBC is a pop-up series of free online lectures conceived to help make sense of the COVID-19 crisis and other current issues. We are continually developing new series as events and themes emerge and evolve.
Lectures are delivered online live and include time to ask an instructor questions. Most lectures are recorded and posted on our YouTube channel.
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Past Lecture Series
- A three-part series developed by Indigenous, Black, and People of Colour (IBPOC) Connections, an initiative of UBC’s Equity & Inclusion Office, faculty members and graduate students examined historical and contemporary race and racisms themes in pandemic, anti-Black and anti-Asian contexts (June 24–July 30, 2020)
- Eleven lectures that explored the pandemic through different perspectives with some of UBC’s leading experts in healthcare, politics, sociology, education, history and ethics (April 16–May 21, 2020)